Monthly Archives: August 2009

Get the right people in the right jobs – please for the sake of our farm workers!

From BusinessDay today: “RURAL Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti has pulled the plug on farm share equity schemes — probably the most commercially successful land-reform model in SA to date. The department’s spokesman, Eddie Mohoebi, yesterday confirmed “a …

The Genetically Modified Grape storm in a desert wine glass..

It has been quite interesting to read some of the local articles and blog entries re the permission granted to the University of Stellenbosch’s planting of 1Ha (2.5 acres) of genetically modified grapes (GMG). On Grape.co.za both Tim James and …

Getting ready for the release of 7 new wines!

From now until the end of October is a very hectic time of year for us at Vrede en Lust. We are getting ready for the release of a bunch of new wines and vintages, a number of wine shows, …

Study finds that red wine may improve a woman’s sex life!

A recent study conducted by staff at the University of Florence, has found that light to moderate consumption of red wine may lead to improved sexual function in women! The study is published in the October Journal of Sexual Medicine …